The personal biographical site of Charles (Charlie) Shrem IV

A digital scrapbook of my projects so far.

I am only getting started.

Follow my journey through the rapidly growing world of Bitcoin.

Moving onward through life!


Charlie Shrem Saga Ends With Two-Year Sentence in New York Court

Former BitInstant CEO and Bitcoin Foundation board member Charlie Shrem was sentenced this afternoon to two years in prison after pleading guilty to aiding and abetting the operation of an unlicensed money transmitting business. Shrem will also serve three years of...

The simple and powerful way of running a Bitcoin node

How to run a full Bitcoin node on a Virtual Private Server. Running a Bitcoin node gives you a the warm, fuzzy feeling that comes from helping people download the blockchain faster. Same as seeding torrents provides warm fuzzies. You are supporting the overall Bitcoin...

GQ: Sex, Drugs, and Toasters: My Life on Bitcoin

This May, I was featured in GQ Magazine about my life and Bitcoin You can read the full article here: Some excerpts: I liked Charlie Shrem from the moment we met, with his winning smile and the improbable...